Abuja residents count losses over power outage

March 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Many residents of Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), are counting their losses following the power outage in most parts of the area for over four weeks. Some of the residents who spoke in separate interviews in Abuja said that the power situation in the area had deteriorated. According to them, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Read More

Kwara approves 400 solar lights for communities across 16 LGAs

March 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The Kwara State Government on recently approved the procurement and installation of 400 solar lightings for various communities across the 16 local government areas of the state. Mr. Abdulwahab White, the state Commissioner for Energy, told newsmen in Ilorin recently that the approval was a sequel to the government’s resolve to enhance public access to light for environmental beauty. He Read More

FG lays foundation for MVA 123/33 KV substation in Akwa Ibom

March 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The federal government said it has laid the foundation for the construction of 2 x 30/40 Mega Volt Ampree (MVA)123/33 Kilo Volt (KV) Substation at Ididep, Ibiono Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom. The Principal Information Officer, Ministry of Power, Mrs. Margaret Oyinboade, who made this known in a statement in Abuja recently, said the Minister of State for Power, Mr. Read More

BEDC employs over 500 workers in 5 months

March 1, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company PLC (BEDC) has disclosed that it employed 500 staff, mostly youth, across its franchise states of Edo, Delta, Ondo, and Ekiti in the last five months. This is contained in a statement signed by the Head, Human Capital Management of BEDC, Dr. Obinna Obi, and made available to newsmen over the weekend in Benin. Obi Read More

Stock market enjoys growth, despite election musings

March 1, 2023 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

The domestic equity on Tuesday sustained growth profile, gaining N260 billion despite the problem of election irregularities experiencing in the country. Market capitalization of listed equities increased by 0.86 per cent to N30.400 trillion from N30.140 trillion reported the previous day The NGX All Share Index also appreciated by 477.84 basis points to 55806.27 points from 55328.42 points reported on Read More

Re: Nigeria 2023- Nigerians, mercilessly beaten by cashless policy

March 1, 2023 Prof. MK Othman 0

Nigeria is undoubtedly a unique country in all ramifications. Nigerians have unlimited resilience and unshakable survival instincts. In 2017, I was a visiting scholar at an American university and had a fruitful interaction with some American professors and they were attracted to come to Nigeria for a collaborative project. All arrangements were made on the type of project (agriculture and Read More

EU’s new wave of sanctions target Russia’s Middle East shipping coy

March 1, 2023 David Agba 0

The EU has adopted a new package of sanctions against Russia and its supporters in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The tenth package of sanctions is being adopted as the world marks one year since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine and is targeting 121 entities and individuals. The package contains new listings and trade and financial sanctions, including further Read More

U.S. explains new visa validity decision for Nigerians

March 1, 2023 Admin III 0

U.S. Mission in Nigeria has said that it will increase visitor visa validity from 24 months to 60 months for Nigerians who want to enter the United States temporarily for business and/or tourism. The visa validity extension allows Nigerians to use the visa for 60 months to make short trips to the United States for tourism or business purposes before Read More

India’s push to regulate crypto gains IMF, U.S. support at G20

March 1, 2023 David Agba 0

A push by Group of 20 (G20) president India to regulate cryptocurrencies gained support from both the International Monetary Fund and the United States on Saturday as finance chiefs of the bloc wrap up two-days of talks. India has said it wants a collective global effort to deal with problems posed by cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, and the finance ministry Read More

Breaking: Tinubu receives certificate of return as Nigeria ‘s President-elect March 1

March 1, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

After emerging winner of 2023 presidential election, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will be issued certificate of return on Wednesday March 1, 2023. The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu who announced this shortly after declaring him winner of Saturday February 25, 2023 presidential election, said the event will hold by 3pm inside International Conference Centre Abuja. Read More

Breaking: INEC declares APC ‘s Tinubu winner of Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election

March 1, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of 2023 presidential election. Tinubu polled 8,794,726 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who got 6,984,520 votes, while Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi, placed third with 6,101,533 votes. Declaring Tinubu as the President-elect of Nigeria Read More

Breaking: Many feared dead, injured as trains collide, crash

March 1, 2023 Reuters 0

Twenty-six people were killed and at least 85 injured after two trains collided head-on in Greece late on Tuesday, the fire brigade said, while the circumstances of the crash remained unclear. A passenger train travelling from Athens to the northern city of Thessaloniki collided with a cargo train outside the city of Larissa in central Greece, said the governor of Read More

Happening now: Tinubu in strong lead as INEC ends collation of results in 2023 presidential election, reveals next move

March 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Former governor of Lagos state Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu may be declared winner of Saturday February 25, 2023 presidential election after leading other candidates with 8,805,655 votes at the end collation of results from the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Tinubu, is the candidate of the ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) and is ahead with about 1.8 Read More

Presidential election results: Tinubu makes fresh move

March 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, Tuesday, approached court to prevent moves by opposition parties to halt the ongoing collation of Saturday February 25, 2023 presidential election results. The former Lagos state governor along with his party filed a suit at Federal High Court in Kano to prevent the Labour Party and the People’s Democratic Read More